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Are you


for The One?

York St John University is a special place.

Find out why it’s The One for you.


with the
great location

Best northern city to live in (Sunday Times, 2019)

With city walls steeped in history and quirky independent shops down every street, York is a great place to be a student. It’s one of the safest cities in the UK and has a lively cultural and social scene.

Life in York

that puts
future first

97% of our graduates find jobs or further study within 6 months (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education, 2017)

We can help you get to where you want to be

We support your ambitions, whether you have a clear career plan or want to explore your options. Study abroad, volunteer, choose a placement year, and access tailored support from our LaunchPad careers service.

Careers support

campus life

Our campus is right in the heart of the city and you’ll soon feel at home here.

Study in state-of-the-art facilities, take a break at an onsite cafe or unwind in award-winning gardens. New for 2021 are the Creative Centre and Tennis Centre, offering even more opportunities for you.

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Tennis courts
Campus building
Students Union cafe

that guarantees
you accommodation
in your first year

22 room options across 8 sites

All our accommodation is 1 mile or less from campus, with supermarkets, shops and other city centre facilities close by. We offer support for commuting students, as well as a range of rooms to choose from, so you can find the perfect home for you.

Accommodation options

where you are
a name,
not a number

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85% overall student satisfaction rate, above the national average (National Student Survey 2020)

Be part of something bigger when you join the York St John community. We get to know you and help you have the best possible student experience. We'll be there for you from the first time you get in touch to the end of your studies and beyond.

Support for you
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